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Re: Red Hat 9 to FC2 and email



OK, I backed out Cyrus IMAP and went to dovecot.

Trouble is when I attempt to get the mail from a Windows box, maillog
shows
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3-login: Login: judy [192.168.1.135]
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3(judy): open(/var/mail/judy.lock) failed:
Permission denied
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3(judy): file_lock_dotlock() failed with mbox
file /var/mail/judy: Permission denied
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3(judy): open(/var/mail/judy.lock) failed:
Permission denied
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3(judy): file_lock_dotlock() failed with mbox
file /var/mail/judy: Permission denied
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3: I/O leak: 0x8050cb0 (0)
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3: I/O leak: 0x8084da0 (1)
Jul  1 00:41:59 swtf pop3: Timeout leak: 0x8065e20

Any clues?

Burn
On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 23:22, Burn Alting wrote:
> Hi Again,
> 
> Well a little bit more reading and I have solved my b. problem - rather
> than playing around with sendmail - oh for a GUI interface to
> sendmail!!!! - I switched to the postfix MTA and made the simple change
> - all new e-mail is delivered to the Cyrus IMAP system.
> 
> My question is now, how do I convert outstanding e-mail in
> /var/spool/mail?
> 
> Thanks
> Burn
> 
> 
> On Wed, 2004-06-30 at 22:40, Burn Alting wrote:
> > Hi peoples,
> > 
> > I just installed FC2 onto my system which was running Redhat 9.0 (RH9)
> > 
> > On the RH9 system I used to serve some users e-mail accounts using pop3.
> > As these were casual Windows users, I'd run fetchmail to collect their
> > e-mail from the ISP and then their e-mail would wait in
> > /var/spool/mail/user_name until they checked their e-mail from their
> > Windows PC. Their PC's would send their e-mail directly to the ISP's
> > smtp server so I didn't configure sendmail or postfix.
> > 
> > With the change to my system to FC2, I discovered that pop3 is now
> > managed by the Cyrus IMAP mailer system. I worked out how to create
> > their mailboxes and login via cyrus but I am at a loss to find out how
> > to
> > 	a. Convert their existing /var/spool/mail/xxx mailboxes
> > 	to the Cyrus system
> > and
> > 	b. Given they are casual users, I want to still use
> > 	fetchmail to get their mail off the ISPs' system, so
> > 	how do I get any new mail into the Cyrus system
> > 
> > Thanks in advance
> > 
> > Burn 



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